I have always been interested in working in the medical field someday. When I was younger I wanted to be a doctor that delivered babies. I have no idea what got me interested in doing that, but I thought it would be cool. Over the years my thoughts on that have kind of changed, but … Continue reading Babies Born Too Soon
Can losing a loved one or something really stressful really harm your health? Studies have shown that loss and grief can lead to changes in blood pressure and heart rate control, and blood clotting. Broken Heart syndrome or also called Acute Stress cardiomyopathy or Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy can happen even if you’re healthy. The big question … Continue reading Can you really die from a broken heart?
Melanoma skin cancer is the deadliest and most dangerous form of skin cancer, and it affects and kills millions of people around the world. There are many new studies that are being done to try to cure and prevent this horrific disease. People need to be more careful and work to prevent Melanoma. This blog … Continue reading Melanoma: Deadliest Skin Cancer
Imagine if you changed color based on your emotions? The chameleon does just that! The chameleon is a fascinating animal that shows their emotions through the color of their skin. Many people think that chameleons change their color to match whatever surface they are on, but this is not true. The only reason people … Continue reading The Mood Skin of a Reptile: The Chameleon
What Is Doping: In sports there is a new performance enhancing method called Blood Doping. It helps the user, better known as the athlete; gain a competitive edge to help them soar in competition. It recently became popular in the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, where three athletes had their medals taken away … Continue reading Sports are Dope?
Harry Angelman was a pediatrician working in Warrington, England. He one day reported three children that had seemed to be suffering from many different conditions in 1965. He later called them the “Puppet Children” due to seeing an oil painting on his trip to Italy that much resembled the children in his ward. … Continue reading Angleman Syndrome: The Truth Behind the Puppet Children
Imagine if you gave birth to twins and someone snuck in, and replaced one of your children with their own! Those are the egg-laying habits of the cuckoo bird. They lay their eggs in the nest of another bird. Sounds kinda lazy huh? It is known as “brood parasitism”. Some other species, besides cuckoos, who … Continue reading Hey! That’s Not My Baby!
Fear has given us life. Being scared of the right things kept all of our ancestors alive. It makes sense to be afraid of poisonous spiders or a hungry lion, but what about fear when there is no clear danger? For instance, a doll missing an important feature such as eyes or a face. There’s … Continue reading What Gives You The Creeps?
Sleep can do many things for a person. It can serve as a way to get away and relax, refresh, and replenish your body of all the days’ hard work. But did you know it also triggers once lost memories? During your lifetime you will make many memories but soon forget about them, never … Continue reading The Wonders of Sleep
Breast Cancer is the most common cancer found in women throughout the entire world. Maybe that’s why so many women fear this disease. Only about one in eight women have the chance of developing this life threatening cancer, but the ones who do have a very long journey in front of them. I have had … Continue reading Breast Cancer: A Women’s Worst Nightmare